Kangana Ranaut receives National Award for ‘Manikarnika’ and ‘Panga’
The 67th Indian National Awards took place on October 25 with festivity and fervour.
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut received the Best Actress Award for her performances in "Manikarnika: Queen of Jhansi" and "Panga".
The actress, dressed in a traditional saree, walked up to the stage and received her fourth National Award. She previously won the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in "Fashion" and Best Actress Awards for "Queen" and "Tanu Weds Manu Returns".
The "Queen" actress posted the news on social media with a bunch of pictures and a gratitude note towards her crew and cast members of her first directorial film "Manikarnika".
"Today I won my fourth National award for my films Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi and Panga. This is the highest honour an artist can get in this nation I feel blessed, privileges and deeply fulfilled.My heart felt gratitude to teams of these films who made it happen," the caption read.
Manoj Bajpayee was awarded the Best Actor Award for his performance in "Bhonsle". Tamil actor Dhanush also received the Best Actor Award for his role in "Asuran". Meanwhile, Rajinikanth was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian cinema. Rajinikanth and Dhanush were joined by Aishwarya R Dhanush (Dhanush's wife and Rajinikanth's daughter).
While Kangana and Manoj bagged the acting awards from Bollywood, Sushant Singh Rajput's last theatrical release "Chhichhore" was awarded the Best Hindi Film Award. In the regional languages, "Asuran" won for Best Tamil Film and "Jersey" won for Best Telugu Film. Vijay Sethupathi won the Best Supporting Actor Award for "Super Deluxe".